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Pronunciation: \'ar-gyu\




1 : to discuss some matter usually with different points of view <His parents argue about politics.>

2 : to give reasons for or against something <The Senator argued in favor of lower taxes.>

3 : to persuade by giving reasons <No one can argue me out of doing this.>

4 : to disagree or fight using angry words : quarrel <They argue about everything.>

synonyms see discuss

ar*gu*er noun

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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